When you try to view or edit sensitive info related to your Microsoft account—like your credit card details—we might ask you for a security code first, to make sure that only you can get in to your account. But if you use a device often, you can designate it as a trusted device. On trusted devices, you don't need to enter a security code each time you try to access sensitive info.
Here's how to mark a device as trusted:
- On the device you want to trust, go to the Security settings page and sign in to your Microsoft account.
- You'll be prompted to enter a security code. Choose whether to receive the code through email, text, or an authenticator app. Once you have the code, enter it in the text box.
- Select the I sign in frequently on this device. Don't ask me for a code. check box, and then select Submit.
You can now sign in and edit your info on this device whenever you want, without entering another security code.
Article ID: 12369 - Last Review: Aug 3, 2017 - Revision: 29